Fire Restrictions in Effect for this Park
Please Note: During a campfire ban, smoking is restricted in all public areas of a park or protected area. Please read this Information Bulletin [PDF 79KB].
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Activities Available at this Park
Facilities Available at this Park
Visitor Information

The road leading into the park is very poor and should be driven with care, and should only be used with a 4 x 4 or ATV vehicle.

Bring your own drinking water, as potable water is not available in the park.

Boulder Creek Provincial Park

About This Park

Boulder Creek Provincial Park is a small parcel of old growth hemlock forest located approximately 41 km north of Smithers.

Although the park has limited access, it is an access route for hikers, ATVs, and mountain bikers to the upper part of the valley, such as Brian Boru and Tiltusha Peaks.

Established Date: June 29, 1999

Park Size: 53 hectares
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Location and Maps

Please note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation. The access to the park is very poor. The park can be accessed via Boulder Creek Forest Service Road, 41 km north of Smithers. The road has been brushed and is passable by 4 x 4 for 3.7 km, where it becomes narrow and passable only by ATV. The park boundary lies 5.5 km from highway 16.
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Nature and Culture

  • History: Boulder Creek became a Provincial Park in the year 1999.
  • Cultural Heritage: Within the traditional territory of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation.
  • Conservation: The park protects a small parcel of mostly old growth hemlock and a small amount of balsam fir, spruce and pine with a rich mossy undergrowth indicative of an old growth forest. The stand age class is approximately 250+ years. The Ministry of Sustainable Resources designated the Boulder Creek Valley as a Forest Ecosystems Network to protect its natural values and provide wildlife habitat.
  • Wildlife (specific to this park or area): Moose and coyote are known to frequent the area.
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Management Planning

Management Planning Information
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Activities Available at this Park

Cycling

Cycling

Cycling is permitted. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in British Columbia.
Hiking

Hiking

There are no developed trails at this park. Visitors should be prepared and experienced with the wilderness.
Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is permitted.
Hunting

Hunting

The park is open to hunting. All hunters to the area should refer to the current BC Hunting and Trapping Regulation synopsis for more information.
Pets on Leash

Pets on Leash

Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement. Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.
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Facilities Available at this Park

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Walk-In/Wilderness Camping

Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.